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ITALIAN NAVY (ITALY)

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFT

SESIA water tankers with landing capability (1934-1937)

Garigliano 1943

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Sesia A5375 CNT, Riva Trigoso 1933 1934 1934 water tanker 1943, stricken 6/1972
Garigliano   CNT, Riva Trigoso 1933 1934 1934 captured by Germany 13/9/1943
Tirso   CNT, Riva Trigoso 1935 1937 8/1937 to France 12/1948
Scrivia   CNT, Riva Trigoso 1935 1937 10/1937 scuttled 9/9/1943

 

Displacement standard, t

1055

Displacement full, t

1141

Length, m

66.1

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

4.20 aft 0.5 bow

No of shafts

2

Machinery

FIAT diesels

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

10.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts) 5000(6)

Armament

4 x 1 - 13.2/76, can carry 118 mines as minelayer

Military load

1000 troops, light tanks, vehicles

Complement

36

Ship project history: Water tankers with landing capability. Had small bow ramp.

Modernizations: 1939-1940, all: - 4 x 1 - 13.2/76; + 2 x 1 - 20/65 Breda 1939/40, 3 x 1 - 8/80

Naval service: Garigliano was captured by German troops 13/9/1943 at Maddalena, commissioned by Kriegsmarine as minelayer Dwarsläufer (later Oldenburg). 25/4/1945 she was scuttled by own crew but salvaged in 1946, repaired and served as water tanker till 1952. Scrivia was scuttled by own crew at La Spezia 9/9/1943.

Garigliano 1940

 

Ivan Gogin, 2015